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A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Charleston daily courier. [Vol. 60, no. 19,315 (November 14, 1862)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.37.09 Author/Creator: A.S. Willington & Co. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Newspapers Date: 14 November 1862 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: General Forrest's Skirmish with the Abolitionists from Richmond, Removal of McClellan, Extract from Dr. Stiles' Letter from the Army of the Potomac, Yankee Depredations on the Coast, Defenses of Savannah. Illness of General Kirby Smith. Arrival of Lord Lyons. Announcements of the Death of Union General O.M. Mitchell and Other Officers. Tyranny in Memphis.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Confederate States of America, Abolition, African American History, Slavery, Confederate General or Leader, Battle, Union General, Union Forces, Army of the Potomac, Health and Medical, Wartime Pillaging and Destruction, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Death

Sub Era: The American Civil War